Week of the Young Child

Join us April 10-16 for a fun-filled week celebrating early learning, young children, their teachers, families, and communities. #WOYC21


We can't wait to celebrate the 50th anniversary of WOYC with you this year,  April 10-16, 2021. View our activity resources for ideas to help you plan your 2021 virtual celebration! Check back for more details in the coming weeks. 


Get Ready for #WOYC21!

What Is WOYC?

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WOYC Overview

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View the Map!

As part of this year's celebration, we will once again map local proclamations that are introduced and/or signed across the nation. We also invite educators from outside of the United States to share their celebrations. View the 2020 map and stay tuned for info on adding your planned activities.

A young boy and girl looking at a map on a table

Join us on Social Media!

Join our Facebook #WOYC21 event page to share your photos and videos and to get updates for this year's event!

group of children in a classroom smiling

By participating in this event and posting video and/or photos, you are representing that you have written permission from each person in the video and/or photos, and if a child, written permission from the child's parent or legal guardian, to post the video and/or photos and use the likeness of such person therein. By posting the video and/or photos, you grant NAEYC the right to use the video and/or photo and/or any portion thereof in any manner it so chooses, including, without limitation, posting or sharing the video on NAEYC's website, Facebook page or Twitter account.